Regulatory Rumblings Archive
Posted: Jul 20, 2011 9:00am ET
Last Thursday (July 14th 2011), the FTC ended its comment period on the Interagency Working Group’s (IWG) proposed principles for Food Marketing to Children. Comments flooded in from virtually every segment of the food, beverage, restaurant and advertising communities. They forcefully pierced the façade that these “proposals” are anything other than thinly disguised government ultimatums, despite being labeled “voluntary” by the IWG.
Posted: Jul 5, 2011 11:30am ET
Our response to a blog post by David Vladeck of the FTC that mocks, disparages, deprecates and dismisses a broad range of serious issues raised by the business community concerning the Interagency Working Group’s (IWG) Proposal on Food Marketed to Children.